Rihanna to play Marion Crane on the final season of Bates Motel

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"I will say it's lovely".

Norman Bates is about to make Rihanna feel like she's the only girl in the shower!

She personally announced the new gig in a video message delivered during a season five panel for the series at San Diego Comic-Con. Marion goes on the run with a wealthy man's money and is later murdered in the shower by Norman Bates in one of the most iconic horror movie scenes of all time.

While Farmiga will still be on the show and playing a version of Norma, it didn't stop the actress from being sad about her character's death. Producers of A&E's critically acclaimed drama Bates Motel announced that the upcoming fifth season will be its last - much to the dismay of the fans in attendance. "And excuse my bedroom, I decided it had the best lighting".

"We heard Rihanna was a fan, and we were huge fans of hers, so it was the flawless collision of creativity and fate", he said. Leads Freddie Highmore and Vera Farmiga have gotten a fair bit of shine for their work on the cable series and Farmiga even has an Emmy nomination to show for it. It looks like A&E was right not just doing a shot-for-shot remake of Gus Van Sant's shot-for-shot remake of Psycho.

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Rihanna is best known for her singing career, but she has dabbled in acting, having appeared in 2012's Battleship.

Rihanna will also play a guest role in the Luc Besson's much-anticipated "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" to be released in 2017.

In a surprising announcement, singer Rihanna has been cast as Marion Crane.

Rihanna is checking into "Bates Motel" as Marion Crane.

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